Annotation

The back cover reads "THE GREAT OPERAS OF GIUSEPPE VERDI Vol.2" but on the disc is printed "The Best Operas Of Giuseppe Verdi Vol. 2"

Annotation last modified on 2011-12-10 13:32 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: I. Preludio
2:25
2 Rigoletto: II. Duca "Questa o quella"
1:45
3 Rigoletto: III. Rigoletto / Sparafucile "Quel vecchio maledivami! Signore?"
4:55
4 Rigoletto: IV. Rigoletto "Para siamo!"
3:52
5 Rigoletto: V. Rigoletto / Gilda "Figlia! ... Mio padra!"
5:07
6 Rigoletto: VI. Gilda / Rigoletto "Già da tre lune son qui venuta ... Mai! Mai"
2:54
7 Rigoletto: VII. Gilda / Duca "Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi"
2:48
8 Rigoletto: VIII. Duca "è il sol dell'anima"
2:54
9 Rigoletto: IX. Duca "Che m'ami, deh! repitimi"
1:41
10 Rigoletto: X. Gilda "Gualtier Maldè ... Caro nome"
5:25
11 Rigoletto: XI. Duca "La donna è mobile"
2:12
12 Rigoletto: XII. Duca "Un di, se ben rammentomi"
1:28
13 Rigoletto: XIII. Duca "Bella figlia dell'amore!"
4:15
14 Rigoletto: XIV. Rigoletto "Chi è mai, chi è qui in sua vece?"
1:56
15 Rigoletto: XV. Gilda "V'ho ingannato, colpevole fui ..."
4:55
16 Nabucco: Overture
7:14

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Rudolf Knoll (tracks 3–6, 14)
bass vocals:
Ernst Wiemann (track 3)
choir vocals:
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper (Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera) (tracks 2–15)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 6, 10, 16)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 9, 11–15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850) (track 8)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 2)
conductor:
Alfred Scholz (track 16)
Hans Zanotelli (real person used as an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
Temistocle Solera (track 16)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 3–5, 7, 9, 11–15)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850) (track 8)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 2)
orchestra:
Nürnberger Symphoniker (real orchestra, not the Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–15)
soprano vocals:
Bella Jasper (tracks 6–7, 10, 15)
tenor vocals:
Juan Perez (Peruvian tenor) (tracks 2, 7–9, 11–13)
arrangements:
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
Nabucco (track 16)
Rigoletto (track 1)
Rigoletto: Atto III (tracks 11–15)
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 2–10)
recording of:
Nabucco: Overture (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 11, 13)